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20-year-old F1 debutant elected ‘Driver of The Day’

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The 20-year-old F1 rookie Charles Leclerc during the incidentrijke GP of Azerbaijan was elected ‘Driver of The Day’.

Charles Leclerc had as a fourteen qualified for the street race in Baku. By a gridpenalty for Nico Hulkenberg, he should as thirteenth to the race start. For the still only 20-year-old Frenchman was the number thirteen yesterday obviously not a unlucky number.

If F1 rookie he did a very strong race and he stayed out of trouble that occurred. Leclerc obtained for the Swiss Sauber F1 team is a very important sixth place. Leclerc and Sauber scored the same eight important world cup points.

Charles Leclerc reed himself with his performance, obviously also in the spotlight at the F1-fans, who him during the race voted ‘Driver of the Day’. In addition to that price will be the Frenchman is, no doubt, again at Ferrari in the spotlight have driven.

Leclerc is part of the Ferrari Young Driver Academy, which Ferrari young racetalent houses and are trying to prepare for the Formula 1. By the closer collaboration between Ferrari and Sauber, zustermerk Alfa Romeo is from this season will be the title sponsor of the Swiss team, could Leclerc this year, his F1 debut. The Frenchman rewards that now so all during the fourth race with a strong performance. We may see Leclerc ever on a Ferrari drive …

Summary of winners ‘Driver of The Day award:
GP of Australia: Fernando Alonso
GP of Bahrain: Pierre Gasly
GP of China: Daniel Ricciardo
GP of Azerbaijan: Charles Leclerc

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